MAKING SENSE OF THE PAST IN THE PRESENT: DAN BURT - PAUL STEPHENSON - MONA ARSHI

October 23, 2016

SUNDAY 6TH 11.30AM-12.30PM | £10 | JUBILEE HALL

 

These three poets show how interweaving the active life and the contemplative life can lead to new perspectives.

 

​Kindly sponsored by Tom Southern

 

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DAN BURT was born in South Philadelphia, read English at St. John’s College, Cambridge and attended Yale Law School. A lawyer and businessman, his poetry and prose have appeared in PN Review, TLS, The Financial Times, The New Statesman, The Sunday Times, and Granta, among others. Two chapbooks, Searched For Text (2008) and Certain Windows (2011) were published by Lintott/Carcanet Press, as well as a collaboration, Cold Eye, with artist Paul Hodgson, (Marlborough Graphics/Lintott Press, 2010). Carcanet published We Look Like This, a collected edition of his poetry and prose, in May 2012. Notting Hill Editions published his memoir, You Think It Strange, in the UK in 2014, and Overlook Press published a US edition in 2015. He lives and writes in London, St. John’s College, Cambridge, of which he is an Honorary Fellow, and Schooner Head, Maine


 


MONA ARSHI

Small Hands

 

Mona was one of ten poets selected for the ‘Complete Works’, a national development program funded by the Arts Council.

 

 

PAUL STEPHENSON took part in the Jerwood/Arvon mentoring scheme and was one of the Aldeburgh Eight in 2014. A winner of the Poetry Business book and pamphlet competition, judged by Billy Collins, and his pamphlet - Those People - was published by Smith/Doorstop in 2015. His second pamphlet, The Days that Followed Paris contains poems written in the wake of the Paris attacks and published by Happenstance.  He has written about the Paris experience, in a piece called 'Poetry and Preservation'

 

 

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